Tommy Wright furious over non-penalty call against Celtic

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright was scathing of referee Andrew Dallas in the aftermath of his side's 1-0 defeat at Celtic Park on Wednesday evening.

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright thought his side deserved a penalty at Celtic Park. Picture: SNS

The away boss was furious over the refusal to award his team a penalty when Steven Anderson went down under a shove from Scott Brown shortly after Dedryck Boyata scored the only goal of the game.

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The result keeps St Johnstone three points back of Hearts in fourth place, which could be worth a Europa League spot come the end of the season if Celtic live up to their tag as tournament favourites by winning the Scottish Cup.

Wright said: “There are difficult decisions and easy ones to make and that’s an easy one. He has a clear view, it’s a push in the back.

“Anywhere else on the park that’s a free kick and it robbed us of a chance to take something from the game.”

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